80 gallon deep blue reef ready build!

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After 11 hours of driving I am a proud owner of a used 80 gallon deep blue reef ready, stand, sump, skimmer and return pump. I am fried but so excited!

My Marco base rock, epoxy and glue arrived from BRS today too!

Earlier today I rinsed the rock I had in bleach solution and left outside in anticipation of being able to start scaping soon! I’m going to have my boys draw some pictures of what they think the rocks should look like. Should be fun trying to match.

I’ll start taking pictures tomorrow as I start moving stuff inside.

weeeee!!!
 
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11 hours - wow!
From Wisconsin through Chicago to Indiana. Chicago traffic was terrrrible.

I may need to add some support to stand. Doesn’t seems like there is a lot holding up the frame the tank sits on.
 

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I had sold everything I have collected over the years so I’ve been picking up rocks off Craigslist and Facebook. I managed to find a local that had some pukani! I’ve currently got that bleaching in a bucket but here is some of the other rock I’ve bleached and have air drying at the moment.
 

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After 11 hours of driving I am a proud owner of a used 80 gallon deep blue reef ready, stand, sump, skimmer and return pump. I am fried but so excited!

My Marco base rock, epoxy and glue arrived from BRS today too!

Earlier today I rinsed the rock I had in bleach solution and left outside in anticipation of being able to start scaping soon! I’m going to have my boys draw some pictures of what they think the rocks should look like. Should be fun trying to match.

I’ll start taking pictures tomorrow as I start moving stuff inside.

weeeee!!!

Holy crap! 11 hours? whyyy! So crazy lol So much gas!

Very exciting though and just noticed you live by me!
 
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Holy crap! 11 hours? whyyy! So crazy lol So much gas!

Very exciting though and just noticed you live by me!
I recognized your name from WRS. You had some beautiful tanks! It looks pretty dead over there lately. Kind of a bummer. I always liked the fish parties/monthly meetings they held. So many beautiful tanks in the area.

spending the day on the road allowed me to get fairly high end equipment at a bargain price. It was kinda funny though, the guy hadn’t torn anything down because he wasn’t expecting me to drive all that way (he had a bunch of locals flake) lol!
 
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I recognized your name from WRS. You had some beautiful tanks! It looks pretty dead over there lately. Kind of a bummer. I always liked the fish parties/monthly meetings they held. So many beautiful tanks in the area.

Ya it is kind of quiet but we got MACNA to look forward to :D
 
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